Tag: Garden Club

SunBird Garden Club to meet March 11

On March 11, the Garden Club will visit the Leaf & Feather Farm, a nursery aviary located at 50598 W. Mayer, Maricopa. Every plant, tree and cacti is home grown in AZ. The nursery aviary is maintained by owners/operators, Bob and Dan, who started this business as a retirement project in 1998. They are extremely…

January Garden Club had an outstanding speaker

Ron Dinchak spent 42 years as an environmental educator at Mesa Community College. Although he is retired, today he gives talks about the environment and teaches classes at the Veterans Oasis Park. He has also written a book called Landscape Plants for Southwest Arizona. Mr. Dinchak explained how the deserts are becoming bigger. One of…

Garden Club home tour

Sue McCutcheon Hurry! Hurry! Get your 2016 Garden Club tickets for the Tour of Homes on March 6. Tickets are limited and will not be available at the homes. This is an alteration to the previous years’ formats. Tickets are on sale for $10 each at the SunBird Office. See what renovations others have done…

Garden Club news

Sue McCutcheon The Garden Club’s first meeting of the 2015-2016 year was held on November 13 in the Ballroom. This has been a challenging beginning for Jean Mrugala, the current President. She lost three of the people in key positions due to health issues, the Vice President, historian and home tour organizer. However, the membership…

Mark your calendar for the Garden Club Home Tour

Sue McCutcheon Hear ye, hear ye! Mark your calendar for March 6 between 2:00-4:00 p.m. The Garden Club is hosting the annual home tour with a slightly new twist: highlighting the changes owners have made to improve their homes and accommodate their lifestyle. The tickets will go on sale February 1. There will be a…

Christmas is coming

Sue and Jim McCutcheon The Garden Club will be having its wonderful annual Christmas Brunch on Friday, December 11 at 9:00 a.m. in the Lakeview Room. Sign up begins on Friday, November 13 in the Ballroom near the stage. Bring a friend and share in the joy of the season. The meal is gratis the…

SunBird’s Garden Club – March 2015

February’s meeting was a brunch highlighted by heart-shaped waffles and pink yogurt parfaits in a nod to Valentine’s Day. Judy Cockrell once again had beautiful centerpieces creatively done with pink plates and mason jars filled with candy. They were presented to lucky club members during the meeting. There was a discussion about the improvements on…

Garden Club Home Tour

Join us March 8 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for a Garden Club Home Tour. Tickets are $10 and are available at the SunBird office beginning February 1.

Garden Club update

Enjoying the sunset on the new patio area are Arline and Ellie. This year Garden Club used funds from a private donation to buy new pottery for the patio areas.

The December 12 meeting at 9:00 a.m. in the Ballroom will once again be our popular Christmas Brunch celebration. This year, Donna Bergmann will do a presentation on how she pots her beautiful annuals. It is always a good time. When we arrived I was once again blown away by how beautiful SunBird looked. The…

SunBird Garden Club to meet November 7

Bonnie Hokanson, Janice Sparks and Alice Whistler enjoying Chihuly in the Garden.

Please mark your calendar and plan on attending the first 2014-2015 Garden Club meeting on November 7 in the Ballroom at 9:00 a.m. Guests are always welcome at these meetings. Garden Club historically uses the November meeting to make plans and get volunteers for what should be another exciting season. Our President Alice Whistler will…